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Ted Lare Design Build Positions

Posted by on Mar 11, 2022 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Ted Lare Design Build is a family owned and operated landscaping company located in the Des Moines metro area. The company was founded in 1982 by Ted, starting out as a one man show. Today the company has grown to over 70 employees, including six designers. In 2007 we built a fantastic new facility on 88 acres in Cumming, Iowa, located just ten minutes south of West Des Moines. Our new facilities include design offices, a retail garden center, dramatic outdoor displays, and a growing nursery. As the company has grown, we have continued to...

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Full Time Nursery Care/Job Puller Position 2 – Ted Lare Design + Build

Posted by on Dec 11, 2021 in Job Postings | 0 comments

This would be a Full Time Seasonal Position working directly with the Plant Buyer. Starting is pay $16 but could be more depending on experience. Health Insurance and 401k will be available after initial employment period. Hours will be Wednesday –Saturday 8am to 4:30pm and Sundays 10am to 4pm. Weekend days are required. Weekly 35-40 hours per week. Start date of March 21st depending on weather. Duties: 1 .Caring for nursery stock such as watering, pruning, weeding and keeping our high quality plants in top condition along with the grounds...

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Full Time Nursery Care/Job Puller Position 1 – Ted Lare Design + Build

Posted by on Dec 11, 2021 in Job Postings | 0 comments

This would be a Full Time Seasonal Position working directly with the Plant Buyer. Starting is pay $16 but could be more depending on experience. Health Insurance and 401k will be available after initial employment period. Hours will be Wednesday –Saturday 8am to 4:30pm and Sundays 10am to 4pm. Weekend days are required. Weekly 35-40 hours per week. Start date of March 21st depending on weather. Duties: 1 .Caring for nursery stock such as watering, pruning, weeding and keeping our high quality plants in top condition along with the grounds...

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Territory Sales Representative – Bailey Nurseries

Posted by on Nov 18, 2021 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Bailey Nurseries Territory Sales Representative Southeastern MN, Eastern, IA, MO (except KC), AR, OK   Qualified candidate will exclusively represent Bailey Nurseries Inc. Develop and maintain a strategic sales plan for territory, which includes increasing existing sales as well as developing additional sales. Maintain regular communication with current and potential customer base. Establish and maintain a travel itinerary well in advance of planned travel. Maintain weekly communication with sales manager to report progress, market...

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Director of Landscape Operations

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Director of Landscape Operations Waterloo, WI McKay Nursery Company is an employee-owned (ESOP) business located in Waterloo, Wisconsin. Since 1897, McKay has been growing quality plants for wholesale and retail customers throughout Wisconsin and the United States. We are a full-service nursery as with a landscaping division that provides custom innovative designs, landscape installation and maintenance to customers surrounding Waterloo such as Madison, Milwaukee, and Lake Country just to name a few. This full-time salaried position is...

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Nursery Production Manager – Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Nursery Production Manager Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery is looking for a motivated Nursery Production Manager who is in charge of the supervision and direction of all horticultural functions related to inventory for the nursery; including: pruning, weeding, fertilization, irrigation, disease and pest control, and monitoring of general plant health. Our ideal candidate should have a passion for trees and the processes involved in growing and establishing the highest level of nursery stock. This individual should also possess strong...

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INLA Office Operations Temporarily Move During Construction

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in news | 0 comments

INLA Office Operations Temporarily Move  During Construction

The Grow Iowa’s Future with Agribusiness Capital Campaign has reached another milestone and work is ready to begin work on remodeling the Agribusiness Association of Iowa building, which is also the home office for Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association. On June 11, 2020, the INLA offices will be temporarily relocated to a building a few miles away on the east side of Des Moines. The office phone number, email addresses, and other contact information remain the same. We will continue to receive US Postal Service correspondence at the current...

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Pesticide Applicator Self-Service Site Now Available From IDALS

Posted by on Apr 7, 2020 in news, Slider | 0 comments

Pesticide Applicator Self-Service Site Now Available From IDALS

Pesticide applicators and licensed businesses have a new way to apply for their certification, pay fees, and check on their status. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) has launched a self-service portal for pesticide applicators meant to streamline the certification process. Never Logged-in Before? First-time users will need to register to use the online site. Once registered, users can check on their status, pay fees, and retrieve certification numbers. The site also works for licensed businesses and private...

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Congrats & Thank You 2020 Auction Donors!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in news, Scholarships, Slider | 0 comments

Congrats & Thank You 2020 Auction Donors!

2020 INLA Scholarship Recipients Annually the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association (INLA) provides scholarships to students who are pursuing majors in horticulture degrees at Iowa colleges. INLA is pleased to award the ISU Haber Scholarship Winner to Luke Dietrich of West Des Moines, IA and the Community College Scholarship to Taylor Greko of Kirkwood Community College. Harber Scholarship Luke Dietrich, ISU Community College Scholarship Taylor Greko, Kirkwood Community College   2020 Scholarship Auction Donors Thank you to all the...

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Ritter Joins INLA Hall of Fame

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in news, Slider | 0 comments

Ritter Joins INLA Hall of Fame

Ryan Ritter of West Burlington, Iowa, has joined the green industry’s top names in the INLA Hall of Fame. Ritter’s achievement was announced at the INLA annual meeting in February in Ames, Iowa. Ritter is the Landscape Manager for Ritter’s Inc. Ritter’s Inc. is a 3rd generation family-owned landscaping and garden center. He earned his BS in Horticulture from Iowa State University and is Past President of Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association. Ritter has a passion for the green industry. His continuous support to the...

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